Please complete this form and attach your essay.
1st Place = $50 gift card
Word Count Requirement
3rd thru 5th grade stories: minimum of 100 words and maximum of 200 words.
6th thru 8th grade stories: minimum of 200 words and maximum of 300 words.
9th thru 12th grade stories: minimum of 300 words and maximum of 400 words.
Award ceremony will be held via Zoom and Facebook Live on the American Literacy Corporation's Facebook page.
Winners will read their essays during this time.
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Title of Essay:
Date of Birth:
School City and State:
Parent's Cell #:
Alternate Phone #:
City, State, Zip Code:
Digital Signature of Parent or Guardian:
Checking this box verifies that the above-named child has your permission to enter this contest. You agree on behalf of the child, that The American Literacy Corporation may reproduce his/her entry without payment to the child, other than any prize(s) (s)he may be awarded. You verify that the submitted essay is the original work of your child.
Attach a Word or PDF file here.
Please include your first and last name, along with your grade, on the top of your essay. Also, please title the file of your essay with your first and last name, along with your grade.
Essays are due by 5pm on the last day of the month.